Brian K. Tackett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denton, TX

Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, L.L.P.
 | 512 West Hickory, Suite 100
Denton, TX 76201
Phone: 940-387-3518
Fax: 866-638-8846
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Brian K. Tackett is an attorney and partner at Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP, in Denton, Texas. Mr. Tackett focuses his practice on family law, serving clients throughout Denton and Collin counties in cities including Flower Mound, Frisco, Lewisville, Little Elm, Plano and Prosper. He handles matters involving divorce, adoptions, alimony, custody, enforcement motions, modifications, property settlement agreements and other domestic-related issues and is experienced in both litigation and collaborative law.

Mr. Tackett holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The University of Texas at Austin. He earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. He was active in various extracurricular activities during law school, including mock trial and moot court.

Mr. Tackett has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1998. He is board-certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a certification held by less than one percent of Texas licensed attorneys.

After becoming a licensed Texas attorney, Mr. Tackett served as an assistant district attorney and chief prosecutor in Denton County and practiced medical malpractice defense at a private firm. He also spent several years as a solo practitioner, focusing on family law, before joining Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP, and becoming head of the firm’s family and criminal law sections. 

Mr. Tackett has earned the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He is highly respected in his local legal community and was the winner of a Best of Denton County survey in 2013.  

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Focus Areas

Custody & Visitation, Divorce


Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019

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About Brian Tackett

Admitted: 1998, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Recognized as one of the best attorneys in Denton County 
  • Super Lawyer for family law in the State of Texas, Thomson Reuters
  • AV rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Winner of the Best of Denton County survey, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specializations

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Treasurer -- Denton County Young Lawyers, 2003
  • Vice President -- Denton County Young Lawyers, 2004
  • Member -- Family Section of Denton County Bar Association
  • President -- Denton County Young Lawyers, 2005
  • Member -- Denton County Bar Association
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Office Location for Brian K. Tackett

512 West Hickory
Suite 100
Denton, TX 76201

Phone: 940-387-3518

Fax: 866-638-8846

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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